Sat on the club committee in 1980 and 1981, and led led a reform group which failed in an attempt to take the club over in 1985. In 1986 he worked for a consortium attempting to establish a VFL side in Brisbane, and in 1990 served as executive director of the Sydney Swans until resigning in July of that year with the Swans in financial turmoil.
43 years old in December 1988.
"Brisbane's football fisherman get some unexpected nibbles" - The Age 09/08/1986
"Ex-Demon buys into Swans" - The Age 13/02/1988